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U.S. Senate panel chairman says to probe Ukraine, invites Giuliani U.S. Senate panel chairman says to probe Ukraine, invites Giuliani
- Октября 10, 2019

Giuliani has repeatedly pushed a narrative that Vice President Joe Biden pushed for the firing of a Ukrainian prosecutor in order to help his son, Hunter . Rudy Giuliani , a central figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump , on Saturday played down his role in a proposed statement negotiated between USA diplomats and Ukrainian officials this summer about fighting corruption in the eastern European country. (more...)
News anchor interrupted by young son pulling her hair during live broadcast News anchor interrupted by young son pulling her hair during live broadcast
- Октября 10, 2019

The video was later shared by MSNBC on Twitter, the clip has gathered over 2.3 million views. "Sometimes unexpected breaking news happens while you're reporting breaking news", wrote MSNBC, adding the hashtag #workingmoms. The scene was reminiscent of another unscripted kids-on-TV moment on March 10, 2017, when the BBC was interviewing Pusan National University professor Robert Kelly about the ouster of South Korean President Park Geun-hye. (more...)
Extinction Rebellion activists attempt to shut down London airport Extinction Rebellion activists attempt to shut down London airport
- Октября 10, 2019

Extra security and policing have been put in place at the United Kingdom airport after the group threatened it would attempt a major disruption, with its members "lying, sitting or glueing-on in front of the departure and arrivals gates" in a desperate bid to block entry to travelers. (more...)
Brazil airline Gol grounds 11 Boeing 737 NG after checks Brazil airline Gol grounds 11 Boeing 737 NG after checks
- Октября 10, 2019

The Dallas-based airline said in a statement October 9 that the Federal Aviation Administration will likely recertify the aircraft later this year and that it will then begin preparations to integrate it into American's fleet. Even once the plane is flying again, it will take some time for the airlines to increase the capacity that they lost due to the grounding of the jets. (more...)
Boris Johnson to meet Leo Varadkar for private Brexit talks Boris Johnson to meet Leo Varadkar for private Brexit talks
- Октября 10, 2019

James Brokenshire had a meeting with Boris Johnson yesterday. He said Mr Johnson's "two borders" proposals were based on a system "that hasn't been properly developed, that hasn't been tested". A Downing Street source said that following a telephone call between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday, it was apparent that "a deal is essentially impossible not just now but ever". (more...)
PM Imran to leave for Saudi Arabia on October 13 PM Imran to leave for Saudi Arabia on October 13
- Октября 10, 2019

Earlier, Khan had said that he was making an effort to mediate between Tehran and Riyadh . The visit to Iran may prove to be very crucial as reports last month suggested that the premier had offered to act as mediator in order to defuse the increasing tensions in the Middle East. (more...)
DOJ indicts intel employee for alleged leaks to journalists DOJ indicts intel employee for alleged leaks to journalists
- Октября 10, 2019

The indictment , which was unsealed on Tuesday at the Eastern District Court of Virginia, stated that Frese made unauthorized disclosures to the journalists in 2018 and 2019. It was not immediately clear who was representing him. Two cases of data transfer are mentioned - in 2018 and 2019. On July 1 this year, Macias's and Kube's bylines appeared on an NBC News online story about China's testing of anti-ship ballistic missiles in the South China Sea, with the information attributed to ... (more...)
UK PM Johnson Urges Trump to Reconsider US Crash Case Stance UK PM Johnson Urges Trump to Reconsider US Crash Case Stance
- Октября 10, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged President Donald Trump to reconsider a decision to let a U.S. diplomat's wife use diplomatic immunity after she was involved in a fatal vehicle crash in England and then left the country. Trump, who was asked about the case during an executive order signing, said the issue was "very, very complex". Dunn's parents told NBC News they were informed that the diplomat's spouse had gone back to the US when they had a meeting with the police a couple ... (more...)
USA air attacks in May on Afghan drug labs killed 30 civilians USA air attacks in May on Afghan drug labs killed 30 civilians
- Октября 10, 2019

USFOR-A is concerned by the way UNAMA reached its conclusions and disagrees with their mischaracterization of the Taliban in methamphetamine production facilities; their reliance on sources with conflicted motives or limited knowledge (including the Taliban propaganda website "Voice of Jihad"); and their narrow definition of legally targetable combatants. (more...)
Alaska's Fat Bear contest crowns Holly `Queen of Corpulence' Alaska's Fat Bear contest crowns Holly `Queen of Corpulence'
- Октября 10, 2019

She is fat and fabulous. Long live the Queen of Corpulence! Meet the most attractive, most voluptuous bear in Alaska. Fat Bear Week for Alaska's grizzlies has become a national internet sensation, pitting individual bears against each other in an online voting contest. (more...)
Squirrels' stash of winter walnuts causes car chaos Squirrels' stash of winter walnuts causes car chaos
- Октября 10, 2019

Chris Persic's wife called him Monday and told him her auto smelled like it was burning. "The walnuts on the engine block were black and smelled like they were definitely roasting". He said: "My wife uses the vehicle for work, and it's only been sitting over the weekend". After the Sorento was brought into a fix shop, technicians removed some underbody panels and this caused countless walnuts to fall to the ground. (more...)
Majority of Americans think Trump should be impeached Majority of Americans think Trump should be impeached
- Октября 10, 2019

But in a campaign speech in Rochester, N.H., Biden was unequivocal, saying that "to preserve our Constitution, our democracy, our basic integrity, [Trump] should be impeached ". Despite Trump's allegations, made without providing evidence, that Biden engaged in improper dealings in Ukraine, there are few signs the controversy has damaged the Democratic former vice president's 2020 prospects. (more...)
Giuliani drags Romania into Trump-Biden scandal Giuliani drags Romania into Trump-Biden scandal
- Октября 09, 2019

Trump now risks impeachment for using his power to get dirt on a political opponent. It was a quick peek into the president's perspective: Trump isn't just peddling bogus corruption allegations against his would-be challenger; the Republican also considers it important to let the public know about Biden's poll advantages relative to his 2020 rivals. (more...)
Trump bars envoy's testimony, escalating impeachment fight Trump bars envoy's testimony, escalating impeachment fight
- Октября 09, 2019

Trump weighs in on the State Department's refusal to let Gordon Sondland give a closed-door interview on Capitol Hill; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports. Mr Sondland is a Seattle-based hotelier who donated $1 million to the Republican president's inauguration committee. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday his department will "obviously do all the things we're required to do by law", but he has accused House Democrats of "bullying" and "intimidating" State ... (more...)
Ecuador’s leader moves government seat as clashes escalate Ecuador’s leader moves government seat as clashes escalate
- Октября 09, 2019

Once inside they waved flags and chanted slogans before being forced back by security forces using tear gas. The clashes injured 19 civilians and 43 police officers, authorities said. Speaking in Belgium, where he lives in self-imposed exile, Correa scoffed at the accusation. " They are such liars ". "People couldn't take it anymore, that's the reality", he said, referring to economic belt-tightening measures. (more...)
India, France to deepen defence ties; agree to combat terrorism India, France to deepen defence ties; agree to combat terrorism
- Октября 09, 2019

I never thought that one day I will fly at super sonic speed in an aircraft", Singh said afterwards, according to India's ANI news agency. Though Singh will receive the first of the 36 Rafale jets on Tuesday, the first batch of four aircraft will come to India only by May next year. (more...)
White House Tells House Impeachment Probe is "Illegitimate"
- Октября 09, 2019

The Oct. 8 letter from White House counsel Pat Cipollone says the inquiry "violates fundamental fairness and constitutionally mandated due process ", and he called on House members to cease their impeachment efforts. I have actually said that he has violated the terms of service of his Twitter account and therefore he should be relieved of his privileges. "The so-called Whistleblower, before knowing I was going to release the exact Transcript, stated that my call with the Ukrainian ... (more...)
Donald Tusk Has Accused Boris Johnson of Playing with Europe's Future Donald Tusk Has Accused Boris Johnson of Playing with Europe's Future
- Октября 09, 2019

A hectic day of Brexit uncertainty drew to a close with Johnson Tuesday night meeting President of the European Parliament David Sassoli in Downing Street. Downing Street officials say Brussels is making a big mistake because failure in the coming days to reach a deal would result in Britain's position only hardening down the line. (more...)
Newlyweds' selfie costs four lives in south India Newlyweds' selfie costs four lives in south India
- Октября 09, 2019

Perumalsamy, 24, were visiting relatives in Uthangarai in the state of Tamil Nadu over the weekend, The Hindu newspaper reported . The surviving man, a 25-year-old named only as Prabhu by the Times of India and PTI , had been married to his wife, Niveditha, for just a month. (more...)
Modi-Xi summit could pave way for launch of LAC clarification process Modi-Xi summit could pave way for launch of LAC clarification process
- Октября 09, 2019

Sources said no agreements, MoUs or joint communique are expected to be signed as this is an informal summit. But New Delhi's decision in August to withdraw special status for occupied Kashmir drew sharp condemnation from Pakistan and its ally China , which took the matter to the United Nations Security Council. (more...)